|Oh, the indecency! - Thomas Whaples|
Incensed over a perceived impropriety.
|The End of General Gordon by Lytton Strachey - Part 1|
Keywords: Victorian; History
|The End of General Gordon - Part 1 - Lytton Strachey|
First part of Lytton Strachey's biographical chapter.
Keywords: Victorian; History
|Victorian era exhibition, 1897, Earl's Court, London, S.W - Kiralfy, Imre, 1845-1919|
"Director-General: Imre Kiralfy."
Keywords: Art, Victorian
illus for YRLSC children's collection
Keywords: child; victorian
|Corleone, a tale of Sicily - Crawford, F. Marion (Francis Marion), 1854-1909|
Keywords: Victorian fiction
|Praeraphaelite diaries and letters (Volume 1) - Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919|
Keywords: Pre-Raphaelitism; Painters, Victorian; Painters, Victorian
|Little known Victorian fossils in the national museum (Volume new ser. v. 29 (1916-1917))|
Keywords: Victorian fossils gastropods
|Elder Stew - Carl Guyton|
"Elder Stew" is a dark short story about a Victorian gentleman called Lord Henry, who's main objective is to be "the talk of the town" after his lavish dinner party. After a couple of hiccups along the way it's up to Grayson, Lord Henry's loyal butler, to make sure his employer is still "the talk of the town".
Keywords: elder stew; victorian; excess
|Vic Gov Departments & Agencies - Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance|
List of every department and agency that is able to participate in eServices and the Market Validation Program.
Keywords: Victorian Government; Government Lists
|The End of General Gordon from Lytton Strachey's Eminent Victorians - Lytton Strachey|
Part one of the noble text.
Keywords: Victorian; Military; History
|Vanity Fair Novel 1848 - William Makepeace Thackeray|
Vanity Fair 'A novel without a hero' (1848) by William Makepeace Thackeray, with pages xiv and xv which are missing from the Google version.
Keywords: Victorian England; satire
|The Vicar of Wrexhill - Frances Milton Trollope|
LibriVox recording of The Vicar of Wrexhill by Frances Milton Trollope. A villainous vicar insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy but foolish widow, ruining the fortunes and happiness of her three children, until they begin to fight back. Published in 1837 by the mother of the better-known Anthony Trollope, this highly readable romance portrays the evangelical movement of the Anglican church in a shocking light that may remind readers of some of the religious abuses of the present day...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; romance; Victorian
Downloads: 1,446 (1 review)
|Victorian Government Departments - Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance|
List of Government Departments
Keywords: Victorian Government; Government Lists
|The Way of A Man With A Maid - Unknown|
Keywords: Sex; Erotica; Victorian
|The Two Heroines of Plumpington - Anthony Trollope|
LibriVox recording of The Two Heroines of Plumpington by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Arnold. In the small English Town of Plumplington the daughter of a brewer and that of a banker each has selected her future husband contrary to the wishes of her father. Both young men are regarded as not 'good enough', though each is, in fact, much like the respective father when at that age. The girls, with the support of various townspeople, endeavor to get their way...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; romance; victorian
|An Editor's Tales - Anthony Trollope|
LibriVox recording of An Editor's Tales by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Arnold These 'tales' describe a series of encounters between various magazine editors and those who wish to have their works published. While containing some amusing bits, the tales are relatively grim, compared to most Trollope stories. The Turkish Bath: This editor, visiting a Turkish bath, is accosted by an Irish stranger, who, after some conversation, requests to submit a manuscript to the magazine...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; victorian
|IUMA: the Victorian Echoes|
The Victorian Echoes are a New Orleans based parlor duet ,with strong jazzy undertones and a 19th century expression. Evoking the atmosphere of an older era, these attractive young characters create an appealing and desirable musical ambience.
Keywords: the Victorian Echoes
|Praeraphaelite diaries and letters - Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919|
(From t.p.) I. Some early correspondence of Dante Gabriel Rossett 1835-54 -- II. Madox Brown's Diary etc. 1844-56 -- III. The P R B Journal kept by W M Rossetti 1849-53
Keywords: Pre-Raphaelitism; Painters, Victorian -- Biography; Painters, Victorian -- Correspondence
|FREDERICK LEYTON VICTORIAN ARTIST 9 MINS 48 SEC|
Frederick Leyton, 9 mins audio about the famous Victorian artist
Keywords: frederick leyton; victorian painter; artist
|The Lancers' Quadrilles - Duval of Dublin|
A c.1857 edition of the c.1817 original of "Duval of Dublin's Second Set".
Keywords: Quadrilles; Lancers; Victorian; Georgian; Dance
|Cousin Phillis - Elizabeth Gaskell|
LibriVox recording of Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Gaskell. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Cousin Phillis (1864) is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell about Paul Manning, a youth of seventeen who moves to the country and befriends his mother's family and his second cousin Phillis Holman, who is confused by her own placement at the edge of adolescence. Most critics agree that Cousin Phillis is Gaskell's crowning achievement in the short novel...
Keywords: librivox; audio; gaskell; novella; Victorian
|Ralph the Heir - Anthony Trollope|
LibriVox recording of Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Arnold. As usual, Trollope creates a nice variety of characters of different English classes, sentiments and positions. The primary themes are the inheritance of property, extravagance or reason in the spending of assets, the mating of young people, and the electoral practices of the time. The election chapters are based on Trollope's own experiences when he ran for Parliament.There are, of course, many subplots which ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; victorian; entail; electioneering
Downloads: 727 (1 review)
|The Lovels of Arden - Mary Elizabeth Braddon|
LibriVox recording of The Lovels of Arden by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read by Cathy Barratt The novel traces the return of a young Englishwoman from several years of schooling abroad, to find that her life will not take up where she thought it would. Clarissa Lovel faced not only an emotionally and financially bereft father, but her first glimpse at love - and that not from the best vantage point. (Summary by Cathy Barratt) For further information, including links to online text, reader informati...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; Victorian romance
Downloads: 5,073 (2 reviews)
|Emma (version 3) - Jane Austen|
LibriVox recording of Emma (version 3), by Jane Austen. Read by Elizabeth Klett. Jane Austen famously described Emma Woodhouse, the title character of her 1815 novel, as "a heroine whom no-one but myself will much like." Yet generations of readers have loved Emma, as much for her blunders as for her wit and vivacity. Emma, "handsome, clever, and rich," has nothing else to do but try to pair off her friends, and she consistently mis-reads the relationships and situations around her as much as she...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; austen; matchmaker; victorian
|The Canadian fund for the commemoration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, by founding the Victorian Order of Nurses in Canada - Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada|
Keywords: Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada
|The Role-Playing Hour - Episode Seven 'The Victorian Era' - Adrian Thurnwald|
Episode seven of Radio Adelaide's 'The Role-Playing Hour'.
Keywords: comedy; radio play; role-playing; Victorian era
|Industrial Revolution - Gliese 614|
Gliese 614 - Industrial Revolution 1. Fire, Coal and Steam 2. Rest and Hammers at St Saviour's Dock 3. Gears, Canals and Cloth Running time: 11:00 Industrial Revolution was recorded in September-October 2010. For more info visit: http://www.myspace.com/gliese614
Keywords: industrial revolution; victorian; age; era; steampunk
|Eddie - inlet|
After work Eddie describes his latest encounters on Victorian roads; how he smashed his Dad's car and ran his bike into an old man.
Keywords: victorian roads; bike riding accident; car accident
|A History of London - Gordon Home|
Keywords: tudor; norman; european history; victorian; stuart; history
|The Outsider: Through a Stained Glass Window|
An excerpt from the 1968-69 television series "The Outsider," starring Darrin McGavin. In this selection from the episode "Through a Stained Glass Window" (aired April 9, 1969), the plot hinges upon the destruction of the Bunker Hill neighborhood in downtown Los Angeles, and we see the last remaining Victorian homes, The Castle and The Salt Box, shortly before they were removed to Heritage Square (where they were soon burned to ashes by tramps).
Keywords: bunker hill; los angeles; redevelopment; victorian
|Vanity Fair (1848) - William Makepeace Thackeray|
Vanity Fair A novel without a hero (1848) by William Makepeace Thackeray, inserted missing pages xiv and xv.
Keywords: Vanity Fair; Victorian England; satire; complete
|Charge Of The Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson.|
Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem about Britain's greatest military blunder. Recorded by MorganScorpion.
Keywords: poetry; military; Crimean War; tragedy; Victorian
|Manners, Culture, and Dress of the Best American Society - Richard A. Wells|
Fashion and mores of 1894
Keywords: Columbian Exposition; manners; mores; Victorian fashion; 1894
|The Victorian Collection|
The Victorian Collection features a wide assortment of British sociopolitical periodicals published from 1834 to 1900. This material covers such topics as religious revivals and Temperance movements, politics, agriculture, population studies, illustration, family values, and biography. These periodicals were produced and distributed to educate and persuade, so that, in the words of the editor for the Anti-Corn-Law Society, “the public mind may be kept in a state of information and vigilance”...
Keywords: brigham young university BYU victorian historical
|The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens. The action takes place in London, with excursions to Devon, Yorkshire, and Portsmouth, as we follow the adventures of the eponymous hero. Nicholas is forced into unwelcome employment to help secure support for his widowed mother and his sister from their mercenary uncle, Ralph, upon whose mercy they have been thrown...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; dickens; victorian; fiction
|Mopsa the Fairy - Jean Ingelow|
LibriVox recording of Mopsa the Fairy by Jean Ingelow. Read by Noel Badrian. Jean Ingelow (1820 – 1897) was one of the more famous poets of the period, indeed many people suggested that she should succeed Alfred, Lord Tennyson as the first female Poet Laureate when he died in 1892. Mopsa the Fairy, written in 1869 is one of her more enduring stories. It is a delightful fantasy about a young boy who discovers a nest of young fairies and tells of their adventures together...
Keywords: librivox; audio; ingelow; victorian; children; fairies
|The Riddle Ring - Justin McCarthy|
LibriVox recording of The Riddle Ring, by Justin McCarthy (1830–1912). Read by Ruth Golding. This romantic mystery - or mysterious romance - tells the tale of jilted lover, Jim Conrad, who discovers an unusual gold ring while on a visit to Paris. What is the story of the ring? Why is Clelia Vine so sad? Who is the nameless 'chief'? And how is a dour English barber in a Parisian salon mixed up in all this? The novel, published in 1896, was written by Justin McCarthy, an Irish nationalist, Liber...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; romance; mystery; victorian fiction; novel
Downloads: 3,510 (2 reviews)
|Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Adolph Zukor|
John Barrymore stars in the renowned silent adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic about a Victorian scientist who turns himself into a murderous abomination.
Keywords: John Barrymore monster Victorian horror; pdmovies
Downloads: 92,156 (11 reviews)
|Victorian gardens: The art of beautifying suburban home grounds - Scott, Frank J. (Frank Jesup), 1828-1919|
Keywords: Landscape gardening; Ornamental woody plants; Gardens, Victorian
|The Guilty River - Wilkie Collins|
LibriVox recording of The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins. After his father’s death Gerard Roylake returns from Germany to take up his inheritance at Trimley Deen. On one evening he meets his childhood friend, Cristel Toller. They fall in love, but there is a crux. A deaf man, called The Lodger is obsessed with Cristel. He invites Gerard to tea with evil intentions… and Gerard accepts the invitation...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; fiction; novels; Victorian
Downloads: 5,833 (2 reviews)
|The Golden Calf - Mary Elizabeth Braddon|
LibriVox recording of The Golden Calf by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read by Tara Dow A late 19th Century sensation novel following the young life of Ida Palliser as she searches for fortune and love within England's Gentry Class. Victorian sensation books were often set in ordinary, familiar setting, undermining the perceived adherence to social convention. They exposed the true lives of Victorian England's upper class - lives they tried to keep hidden...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; sensation novel; Victorian romance; temperance
|Hilda Lessways - Arnold Bennett|
This book is the second in Bennett’s four books about life in the Five Towns (the real life Potteries in Staffordshire). It tells the story of Hilda before her marriage to Edwin Clayhanger (from the first book). Bennett explores Hilda's ambition to make a career for herself, her coming of age and her working experiences as a shorthand clerk and keeper of a lodging house in London and Brighton. He also shows her intensifying relationship with the enigmatic George Cannon that ends in her disastr...
Keywords: Victorian; coming of age; courtship; Librivox; audio
|Felix Holt, The Radical - George Eliot|
"Harold Transome is a landowner who goes against his family's political tradition (much to his mother's distress), while Felix Holt is a sincere radical. The setting of the book, the 1832 parliament election, is used to discuss the social problems of that time. A secondary plot involves Esther Leon, the stepdaughter of a minister who is the real heiress to the Transome estate, with whom both Harold Transome and Felix Holt fall in love...
Keywords: Victorian novel; social novel; political novel
|David Copperfield - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens. Read by Tadhg. The story is told almost entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield himself, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a narration.The story deals with the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity.David's father had died six months before he was born, and seven years later, his mother remarries but David and his step-father don’t get on and he is sent to boar...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; Dickens; Victorian novel; novel
Downloads: 138,238 (6 reviews)
|Ogilvie's house plans, or, How to build a house - J. S. Ogilvie, Publishers|
44, 10 p. : ill., plans ; 19 cm., trade catalog
Keywords: Architecture; Victorian; House Plans incl. material quantitites
|The Channings - Mrs. Henry Wood|
LibriVox recording of The Channings by Mrs. Henry Wood. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. This is a saga about life in a small town in England during the Victorian era. The "stars" of this saga are the Channings. Mr. Channing was ill and, because of his poverty, his six children have to work. Many things happen during this saga: a man confesses to a theft which he thinks his brother did, a lady is engaged to a gentleman much above her station, and so much more...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; victorian novel; love story
|David Copperfield - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens, read by LibriVox Volunteers. "David Copperfield" or "The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery" was first published in 1850. Like all except five of his works, it originally appeared in serial form. Many elements within the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of all of his novels...
Keywords: LibriVox; audio books; Victorian novel; novel; Dickens
Downloads: 418,092 (2 reviews)
|L’ Horrible Passion - "Lucidique et les limites du bon sens"|
"A cold and rainy autumn evening. Rats in the walls. And old portrait of a deceased child hanging on the wall. An old cylinder wax playing while drinking a glass of absinthe to confront the absurd. No colours at all, only black and white is painting the room. And mnemosine torturing you inceasently....." L'Horrible Passion is born on a gloomy sunday on August 2008 as a Vintage Dark ambient/Industrial project, with a strong victorian era/20's background component...
Keywords: Classical; Soundtrack; Horror; Dark Ambient; Industrial; Victorian
|History of England, from the Accession of James the Second, vol1, chapter 03 - Thomas Babington Macaulay|
This is the third chapter in Macaulay's great History of England from the Accession of James II.In this chapter Macaulay looks at the state of the nation in 1685.He discusses the population, the revenue, the military system, the roads, the inns, the coaches, the great cities and, of course London, its coffee houses and first experiments in street lighting. An interesting diversion from Macaulays's usual obsession with politics but worry not, he still manages to crowbar some political intriguing ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history; macaulay; victorian; literature; whigs